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AM Best Assigns Credit Ratings to West Virginia Mutual Insurance Company


Jieqiu Fan
Senior Financial Analyst
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Sharon Marks
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Christopher Sharkey
Manager, Public Relations
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Al Slavin
Communications Specialist
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OLDWICK - NOVEMBER 22, 2022 12:54 PM (EST)
AM Best has assigned a Financial Strength Rating of A (Excellent) and a Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a+” (Excellent) to West Virginia Mutual Insurance Company (WVMIC) (Charleston, WV). The outlook assigned to these Credit Ratings (ratings) is stable.

The ratings reflect WVMIC’s inclusion as a member company under MAG Mutual Holding Company (MAG Mutual), which has a consolidated balance sheet strength of strongest, as well as adequate operating performance, a neutral business profile and appropriate enterprise risk management.

The ratings also reflect the explicit support provided to WVMIC through the implementation of a reinsurance pooling agreement with MAG Mutual Insurance Company, the lead company of MAG Mutual.

WVMIC has been a wholly owned subsidiary of MAG Mutual since Nov. 1, 2020, and currently underwrites medical professional liability insurance for physicians and physician networks in West Virginia.

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